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AROUND TOWN

Getting to 'yes'

There's a phrase that Brodie Hamilton uses to describe people's reluctance to switch from commuting by car to taking an alternate...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Janet Lafleur, on Nov 19, 2012 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 1611 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial for Ellen Fletcher set for Sunday, Nov. 18

The memorial for Ellen Fletcher, Palo Alto's iconic bicycle advocate and longtime City Councilwoman, will be held Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:09 am | 3 comments | 1028 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may turn down the sound at Lytton Plaza

Palo Alto's most prominent downtown gathering spot may become a bit more subdued under a new proposal to restrict amplified...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Loudness, on Nov 18, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 12 comments | 1183 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Great gourds

Long gone are the days when the only squash people could name was zucchini. This fall, farmers markets and grocery stores...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Anne, on Nov 18, 2012 at 6:12 pm | 4 comments | 1710 Views

AROUND TOWN

Group calls for more rail crossings, parks around Caltrain tracks

For Palo Alto residents who live near the Caltrain corridor, the tracks are both a blessing and a curse -- a way to get around...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Go back to the drawing board, on Nov 18, 2012 at 12:55 pm | 20 comments | 1950 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What you and your family can do to prepare for a major emergency

If you are reading this, my second column, you have already taken the first step towards becoming prepared. You have changed...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2012
Last comment by Divya, on Nov 18, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 20621 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Flood-control project flows ahead

Fifteen years after water from the San Francisquito Creek swept through the neighborhoods of Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 17, 2012 at 8:12 pm | 43 comments | 5976 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Timeline set for decision on new elementary school

Facing the politically fraught prospect of redrawing school attendance boundaries, Palo Alto school officials this week laid...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on Nov 17, 2012 at 7:24 pm | 6 comments | 2014 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto residents fear another California Ave. tree debacle

Two large California Avenue redwood trees slated for removal by the City of Palo Alto are being defended by neighborhood...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by mj, on Nov 17, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 34 comments | 1398 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday Fund: Reaching out to the streets

Ken Pierre was living on the streets for more than 15 years, spiraling downward amid drug and alcohol addiction. Every time...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Nov 17, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 1327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown parking enforcement eased for holidays

Parking restrictions in Palo Alto's downtown shopping district will be temporarily relaxed through Jan. 1 to allow shoppers...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by jan, on Nov 17, 2012 at 2:48 pm | 5 comments | 1133 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Feds sue Meg Whitman for fraud and conspiracy

Meg is currently CEO of a large Palo Alto company, but is accused of crimes with a previous company. Mercury-News report:...

Original post made by talk to Meg on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 17, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 3 comments | 945 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Address Dauber issues Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17970 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by All District Student Supporter, on Nov 17, 2012 at 12:38 pm | 5 comments | 896 Views

AROUND TOWN

Demolish or deconstruct?

Taking apart a house piece by piece can keep junk out of the landfill Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=16898...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 17, 2012 at 9:09 am | 2 comments | 873 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

It's All About The Shizit

(An Open Letter to Liz Kniss) (The following was inspired by a conversation with Aram James wherein we both realized what...

Original post made by Chuck Jagoda on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Jonathan Brown, on Nov 16, 2012 at 9:27 pm | 1 comment | 1031 Views

SPORTS

High School Athletes of the Week

<B>Lucy Tashman Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17979 posted Friday, November...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Finola, on Nov 16, 2012 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 1013 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cat returned as if by Magic

When Nicola Keating moved from Cupertino to Los Altos six years ago, she kept all of her important belongings, but lost her...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2012
Last comment by Brian Null, on Nov 16, 2012 at 8:41 pm | 20 comments | 7008 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Live now. Share deeply,' Gunn grad counsels

Shortly after learning of her early admission to Stanford University, a Gunn High School senior last December spiraled into...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Gunn Student, on Nov 16, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 33 comments | 5022 Views

AROUND TOWN

Creating a 'world in harmony'

Five monks from the Drepung Loseling Phykhang Monastery in India spent Nov. 9-11 at Be Yoga in Palo Alto crafting a colorful...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 16, 2012 at 6:26 pm | 15 comments | 2660 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family Holiday Sing-Along with an Orchestra!

The Terrible Adult Chamber Orchestra based in Los Altos invites singers of all ages to join us on Sunday, November 25th from...

Original post made by Cathy HS on Nov. 16, 2012
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